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Barack Obama

Late last month, a reporter asked the head of the Office of Public Engagement Valerie Jarrett what she would tell her close friend Barack Obama about the American uprising against his aggressive liberalism. She replied, “To stay the course and to know that it will get better.” Those were not idle words of comfort; they were marching orders. The president told the New York Times he runs every decision by Jarrett, and she has admitted to Vogue magazine, “I kind of know what makes [both Obamas] who they are.” When she speaks, Obama listens.


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The day after the election, as pundits forecast how he would compromise with the Republican House, Barack Obama revealed that he planned to continue moving this country to the Left. As though he were invincibly ignorant to the will of the people, Obama told Democratic volunteers on a conference call, “We’ve just got to work harder to deliver the change the American people want.”

Last week, the Center for American Progress (CAP), which received significant seed money from George Soros, released a 47-page paper (54 pages including the foreword and covers) illustrating how he could do that: by ruling through executive order, as this author reported he would. Some of their proposals include blocking legislation passed by Congress, advancing the Cloward-Piven Strategy, and levying a new fee on foreign oil. Now, Soros is threatening to dry up the cash flow if Obama does not comply. Obama appears poised to continue shoving the big government liberalism Americans repudiated this month down their collective throat through executive action.

I Told You So….

My readers have long known this was in the works. On October 8, I wrote, “Obama Considering Rule by Executive Order in 2011.” Since then, others have jumped on the story. The most recent is a column today from Dick Morris and wife Eileen McGann entitled, “Obama Using Executive Authority to Implement Radical Agenda.” My original piece a month ago quoted an L.A. Times article that revealed Obama planned “to advance his agenda through executive actions he can take on his own, rather than pushing plans through an increasingly hostile Congress…That means more executive orders, more use of the bully pulpit, and more deployment of his ample regulatory powers and the wide-ranging rulemaking authority of his Cabinet members.” (Emphases added.) The evidence has continued piling up ever since.

Pressure from Soros’ Astroturf

Ben Feller wrote an article for The Huffington Post late in October entitled, “What Obama’s Post-Eelection Presidency Could Look Like.” [sic.] Feller said Obama “is already giving clues about how he will govern in the last two years of his term…He will use executive authority when blocked by Congress, and steel for scrutiny and investigations if the GOP is in charge.”

Just after the midterms, Karen Dolan posted an article on the website of the Soros-funded Institute for Policy Studies encouraging IPS members to “push Obama to finally do the right thing through as many Executive Orders as we can present to him.”

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